Theresa May brings ailing Brexit deal back to Parliament

This LBC listener was keen to know. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stated that the vote "shows that there is no majority in parliament, the cabinet or the country for crashing out of the European Union without an agreement". A cross-party grou... More..

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Kim Jong-un tells Xi Jinping he wants to 'achieve results'
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Kim Jong-un tells Xi Jinping he wants to 'achieve results'

North Korea will "make efforts for the second summit between (North Korean) and US leaders to achieve results that will be welcomed by the global community", Kim was quoted as saying by China's official Xinhua...More..

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery

An email sent to them generated this automated reply: "Due to the federal funding hiatus, we are not able to respond to general press queries". The Republican congressman who represents the Camp Fire region...More..

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to resign soon
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to resign soon

Barr's confirmation as attorney general ― a position now occupied on an acting basis by Matthew Whitaker following the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions ― would ensure a smooth transition, the person sai...More..

Suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra

Two days before, a suspicious package containing white powder was found at the Argentine consulate in Sydney . The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed that the New Zealand Consulate General i...More..

Teen Locks Herself in Room After Fleeing Allegedly Abusive Family
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Teen Locks Herself in Room After Fleeing Allegedly Abusive Family

She claimed her life would be in danger if she was returned to her family. Within hours, a campaign sprung up on Twitter dubbed #SaveRahaf. "She is 18 years old, she has an Australian visa, and she has the ri...More..

Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s leader, visits China
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s leader, visits China

Kim's birthday on Thursday, comes as Pyongyang expresses increasing frustration at the USA approach in stalled denuclearization talks", the Wall Street Journal reports . Washington is pressing North Korea to o...More..

Citizenship Bill: Protests paralyse North East
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Citizenship Bill: Protests paralyse North East

Mizo Student Federation President L. Ramdinliana Renthlei told the media in Aizawl that they would not allow the government to implement the new citizenship law in Mizoram. Besides Congress, the CPI (M)-led Lef...More..

King gives up his crown after marrying Miss Moscow
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

King gives up his crown after marrying Miss Moscow

But in December, pictures emerged on social media purporting to show him getting married in Russian Federation. "The government accepts the decision of (the Sultan of Kelantan) Sultan Muhammad V to step dow...More..

China, US to hold trade talks next week
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

China, US to hold trade talks next week

Its one-sentence announcement gave no other details of the agenda or who else would take part. But if the two economic superpowers are unable to reach a lasting deal within a 90-day deadline set by their lead...More..

Bolton to negotiate fate of Syria Kurds on Turkey visit
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Bolton to negotiate fate of Syria Kurds on Turkey visit

National Security Adviser John Bolton on Sunday night, adding Israel " will never leave the Golan Heights", and stressed the gravity of all countries recognizing the region as Israeli territory. If chemica...More..

CNN Host Says Warren's 2020 Bid Is 'Dead on Arrival'
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

CNN Host Says Warren's 2020 Bid Is 'Dead on Arrival'

Politico ran a piece comparing Warren's likability issues to those of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Her first question wasn't about policy, but about a weird stunt that revealed she does not have ...More..

Democratic Lawmaker Goes After Trump On Her First Day In Office
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Democratic Lawmaker Goes After Trump On Her First Day In Office

At a news conference Friday, Trump called Tlaib's comments "disgraceful" and said she had "dishonored her family". Trump said he planned to call the heads of American steel companies in hopes of coming up w...More..

Faulty wiring likely cause of ‘Escape Room’ fire in Poland, firefighters say
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Faulty wiring likely cause of ‘Escape Room’ fire in Poland, firefighters say

The 28-year-old who runs the site has been detained and will be questioned, Szymczyk said. Since Friday, authorities ran checks on more than 200 of Poland's 1,100 escape rooms , shutting down 13 of them. T...More..

Warren plans Iowa trip in another step toward 2020 campaign
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Warren plans Iowa trip in another step toward 2020 campaign

For someone known for her ability to rouse crowds with her takedowns of Wall Street and Trump, Warren ignited her audience in Iowa by promising, in her trademark style, to "persist". "We have to have an immigra...More..

Syria conflict: Trump 'slowing troop withdrawal', says Lindsey Graham
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Syria conflict: Trump 'slowing troop withdrawal', says Lindsey Graham

However the Turkmen have expressed their desire to be set free from the dictatorship of the pro-US Kurds, not by Syria but by Turkey. "I said we're pulling our soldiers out..." he said . "Don't turn Syria ov...More..

Trump asks congressional leaders to return for shutdown talks Friday -lawmaker
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Trump asks congressional leaders to return for shutdown talks Friday -lawmaker

Instead, McCarthy said, Democrats wanted to push their proposed spending bill without funding for the president's proposed border wall. "We had a violent mob rush yesterday - we had a challenge there", McCart...More..

Pompeo discusses Syria troop withdrawal with Netanyahu
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Pompeo discusses Syria troop withdrawal with Netanyahu

The increased security came at Bolsonaro's request. Bolsonaro supporters hope their man will do better. Following a knife attack during the presidential campaign that left Bolsonaro hospitalised for weeks, ...More..

Two women enter Sabarimala, temple shut down
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Two women enter Sabarimala, temple shut down

The government-sponsored " Women's Wall " in Kerala turned out to be significant in terms of massive women's participation. Temple officials say the women have "defiled" the temple. "This is against gender ...More..

Brazil's leftist parties to boycott Bolsonaro's inauguration - 12/28/2018 2:33:55 PM
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Brazil's leftist parties to boycott Bolsonaro's inauguration - 12/28/2018 2:33:55 PM

The PM will stay in Rio over the weekend before attending Bolsonaro's inauguration on Tuesday in Brasilia. " Brazil is a huge country with huge potential for the State of Israel, economically, diplomatically...More..

Gunman fires on vehicle full of girls in Houston, killing child
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Gunman fires on vehicle full of girls in Houston, killing child

The woman driver, possibly in a panic, was able to flee the scene in her auto, racing onto the nearby Belt Parkway before coming to rest on the median. "A total of 5 occupants in the vehicle witnessed this chil...More..

China want retrial for jailed Canadian
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

China want retrial for jailed Canadian

The relevant governmental departments confirmed with Global Times Schellenberg's identity as a Canadian citizen. On Saturday, a Chinese court will hear an appeal in the case of a Canadian citizen held on dr...More..

Iranian migrants found on United Kingdom beach as English Channel crossings mount
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Iranian migrants found on United Kingdom beach as English Channel crossings mount

The Home Secretary's handling of the issue was described as "Dad's Army" by one critic, the Mail on Sunday says, while one MP called for boats to be seized. The BBC reported that after arresting two smugglers...More..

Arab consensus required for Syria's return to the Arab League
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Arab consensus required for Syria's return to the Arab League

Iraqi Ambassador Saad Muhammad Rida told reporters upon leaving the opening ceremony that the raising of the UAE flag and the opening of the embassy in Damascus is an invitation to all Arab countries to return ...More..

Russia Tests Nuclear-Capable Mach 20 Hypersonic Missile Successfully, Overtaking US Capability
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Russia Tests Nuclear-Capable Mach 20 Hypersonic Missile Successfully, Overtaking US Capability

The Avangard system was one of several advanced weapons systems that Putin presented during his state-of-the-nation speech in March. In March 2018, Putin announced the Avangard alongside other modernized Russ...More..

Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, 4 Dead
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, 4 Dead

There were no immediate reports of any group saying it was behind the attack, but Islamist militants have targeted tourists in the past. This picture taken on December 28, 2018 shows a view of a tourist bus...More..

Fallen California Corporal Singh's K9 to retire, Will Remain With Family
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Fallen California Corporal Singh's K9 to retire, Will Remain With Family

He crossed the border in Arizona several years ago and had worked a variety of jobs as a labourer, including at several dairies. Trump, during his campaign for president and in the White House, has denounced ...More..

Death of migrant boy, eight, deepens chaos on U.S. border
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Death of migrant boy, eight, deepens chaos on U.S. border

She was apparently well when agents detained her and her father, but became ill on a bus ride to a border patrol station where she arrived with a fever . "We need to budget for medical care and mental health c...More..

Mulvaney: $5B Border Wall Demand 'Came Down,' But Dems Walked Out
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Mulvaney: $5B Border Wall Demand 'Came Down,' But Dems Walked Out

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told reporters today that the White House has backed down from its $5 billion demand for a border wall, offering a lower number to Democrats last weekend...More..

Syrian Forces Trying to Run 'Psychological Operation' in Manbij - Erdogan
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Syrian Forces Trying to Run 'Psychological Operation' in Manbij - Erdogan

A senior Syrian Kurdish official says Syrian government troops have arrived at the front lines of the flash-point town of Manbij but have not taken over the city, and USA troops based outside it have not withdr...More..

Nawaz’s legal team to challenge Al-Azizia verdict
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Nawaz’s legal team to challenge Al-Azizia verdict

After reserving the decision last week, Accountability Court II Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik announced the verdict. The court acquitted him in the case of Flagship Investments, but in the other cases, he w...More..

Iraqi lawmakers demand United States withdrawal after Trump visit
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Iraqi lawmakers demand United States withdrawal after Trump visit

I got you a big one. "The nations of the region must step up and take more responsibility for their future", said Trump. "Make it 10%. Make it more than 10%'". In an interaction with reporters during his surp...More..

Dems Protect 'Illegal Immigrants' Over Americans — WH Spins Shutdown
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Dems Protect 'Illegal Immigrants' Over Americans — WH Spins Shutdown

Several hundred thousand United States government employees across numerous agencies are working without pay, while others have been sent hom on furlough . We know that the above tweet was written by the p...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

New York's Skyline Suddenly Lit Up With A Blue Glow

Authorities in NY on Thursday said they were looking into a "transformer incident" following reports of an explosion. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson tweeted that the LaGuardia Airport was "temporarily...More..

Winter Storm to Arrive Late Tonight
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Winter Storm to Arrive Late Tonight

Rain was expected to change to a wintry mix or snow in the Lexington-to-Ord area sometime around 2 a.m. As much as 5 inches of rain are possible along the central Gulf Coast, while as much as 1 foot of snow c...More..

Christians in Nairobi throng churches to celebrate birth of Jesus Christ
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Christians in Nairobi throng churches to celebrate birth of Jesus Christ

A traditional Christmas meal comprises of delicacies such as roasted turkey, gingerbread, roasted chicken, mince-pie, Christmas cake, pudding, eggnog, mashed potatoes and mulled wine. Punjab Chief Minister ...More..

No end in sight as partial USA government shutdown enters fifth day
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

No end in sight as partial USA government shutdown enters fifth day

The impasse has left about 420,000 federal workers working without pay and another 380,000 furloughed . While the White House was talking to congressional Democrats - and staff talks continued on Capitol Hil...More..

Israel operates air defense system against Syrian missile
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Israel operates air defense system against Syrian missile

Syria accuses Israel of strikes on December 25 near Damascus. It added that the Israeli warplanes fired the missiles from Lebanese airspace. A foreign ministry statement on Wednesday denounced Israel's us...More..

Donald Trump makes surprise visit to United States troops in Iraq
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Donald Trump makes surprise visit to United States troops in Iraq

President Donald Trump made a surprise trip to Iraq on Wednesday to visit the troops over Christmas, praising them for fighting terrorism. Trump's visit - which is also his first to a combat zone as commande...More..

PM Says Iraq Could Send Troops to Syria to Replace US
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

PM Says Iraq Could Send Troops to Syria to Replace US

Opposition lawmakers in Israel's powerful Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee are demanding answers regarding a Russian letter outlining a quid pro quo deal for the removal of Iranian troops from Syria ...More..